Definition of duckweed in English:

duckweed

Syllabification: duck·weed
Pronunciation: /ˈdəkˌwēd
 
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noun

  • A tiny aquatic flowering plant that floats in large quantities on still water, often forming an apparently continuous green layer on the surface.
    • Family Lemnaceae, in particular the genus Lemna
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    • Water hyacinths, duckweed, and pondweed are all aquatic monocots.
    • Suzhou Creek became a hot topic among local residents late last month as vast expanses of green duckweed floated on the water.
    • Silvery fish with scales like pearls and translucent blue fins like moonlight swam through the clear, cold water, hiding underneath duckweed and water-flowers floating above the pond's surface.

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